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what the banks paid to u.s. and state of 40's-but it does not include the billions more paid to european regulators. most of the fines were related to improper mortgage practices. >> making interstate phone calls could soon get cheaper. for prison inmates. prison call systems are different than normal pay phones. a typical 50 minute conversation current cost an average of $16. that is largely due to fees that call providers are allowed to charge prisoners in some states. here in new york, where fees are banned, rates can go as low as 5¢ a minute. but in places like colorado, inmates did charge almost 90¢ a minute. the sec is planning to open the public comment about reducing rates nationwide. >> the u.s. population is said to hit 350 million by the new year's day. it has an increase of less than 1 percent since april 2010, which was the last time the population snapshot was taken. the growth rate is lower than projected. laura bird and immigration rates are believed to be the reason. the u.s. population is expected to be nearly 400 million by 2015. that's nearly 40 million
holman. >> holman: the u.s. economy has dodged a potentially crippling strike at ports up and down the east coast and gulf coast at least, for now. the longshoremen's union agreed today to extend its existing contract by another month. that word came after the union and shipping lines worked out a deal on royalty payments for unloading containers. the contract extension gives the two sides time to resolve their remaining issues. wall street finished the week with its fifth straight losing session. stocks have been falling as concern mounts that washington will fail to get a budget deal. the dow jones industrial average lost 158 points today, to close at 12,938. the nasdaq fell 25 points to close at 2,960. for the week, both the dow and the nasdaq fell 2%. sectarian tensions flared across iraq today as tens of thousands of sunnis staged mass protests against the shi-ite-led government. there were rallies in fallujah and ramadi, where protests already had erupted earlier this week. today, mosul, tikrit and samarra had demonstrations as well. protesters took to the streets waving fla
. >> the ballpark is all decked-out for the game this afternoon against the u.s. navy he will academy and state. everyone's spirits are high and the game is bringing a boost for the local economy. ♪ >> in the spirit of match-up between the u.s. naval academy and the arizona state sun devils, friends and family from across the country are here. >> where are you from? >> annapolis, maryland. >> arizona. >> they are here to support their daughter, who is part of the arizona sun devil's spirit corps. >> when i was last here i was her age. >> she's a proud both of one of the frontline players on the naval academy team. this five day trip is a special treat for the whole family. >> we told the girls if he made the goal game, that's their christmas present. we did alcatraz yesterday. it was cool. >> we have two teams that are really excited to be here and their fans are excited to be here. i think we are filling up all the hotels in san francisco. >> 33,000 tickets have already been sold for the match-up. the capacity of 30,000 is not yet met. organizers estimate this will be another banner year for
. the russian adoption ban aimed at u-s parents - ahead tonight. >> catherine: but first tonight - new years right around the corner -- but do you know how you'll get around? a look at the special - and even free transportation, being offered the bay area. >> apple had samsung with a massive lawsuit. 2012 was a huge year taking a look at the big technology stores of 2012. stories of 2012. >> catherine: san francisco's muni railway is celebrating 100 years. as part of the centennial - service on all buses, light- rail lines and cable cars will be free untilfive a-m tomorrow. if you don't have any plans for new year's. >> they are offering extended until 3:00 a.m.. there will also be offering additional trains in and out of san francisco to accommodate new year's eve crowds. also, muni will be free. caltran will be offering free service with the extended hours and there will be for extra trains out of san francisco. there will be 4 extra trains --, also, with free between 11:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m., and extended service on the broadway shuttle. this shuttle will run from 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on the y
this afternoon against the u.s. navy academy and arizona state. everyone's spirits are high and the game is bringing a boost for the local economy. >> many are here for an extended weekend. >> two teams really excited to be here and their fans are excited to be here. gosh, i think we are filling up all the hotels in san francisco. >> 33,000 tickets have been sold for the match-up. at&t park can take 40,000 so not at capacity yet. organizers believe it will be another banner year for the hunger goal. it's brought the city more than $130 million over the past 11 years. that's an average of $12 million to $13 million a year for the san francisco economy. coming up next, violence against women. the vigil in san francisco for a woman who lived half a world away. and taking a live look outside at emeryville. the camera pointed back at the city. be careful out there if you are driving. the bridge is certainly slick. but the rain has moved on. moved on to the south bay. francis will have >> welcome back, everyone. thanks for joining us this morning. it's 6:11 on saturday morning. you are looking
. >>> congress is considering whether to provide more aid to the victims of hurricane sandy. a u.s. senate passed a $60 billion relief package yesterday. however, republicans argued the bill included too much money for unrelated aid projects. sandy struck the caribbean and the u.s. eastern seaboard back in late october. the storm killed more than 250 people in seven different counties. the relief bill now goes to the house. it is unclear if the gop in the house will vote on the measure or push for an alternative with less funding. >>> 2012 has been a busy year for the red cross. the agency says it has responded to 113 large scale disasters in the united states. volunteers opened 900 shelters and helped more than 100,000 people who had been forced out of their homes. the agency says superstorm sandy was the most challenging. the aftermath of that storm prompted the biggest response from the red cross in five years. >>> you've heard of the so-called fiscal cliff, but how about the dairy cliff? milk prices could double next year because a national farm bill expires on january 1st. if lawmakers do no
for those spending their vacation in the infirmary. >> katie: new this morning, u.s. population growing at a slower pace than projected. by new year's day, it's projected to hit $315 million. census bureau says it's less than 1 percent. birth and immigration rates are reasoning given, it will hit by $400 million by 2050. >>> move over prius, a new electric car that beats your gas mileage. 2013 fordfusion will get the equivalent of hundred miles a gallon. the mainly rival priurs gets 95 miles a gallon. the ford costs under $40,000. hundred miles a gallon. >> $40,000 to get there. >> a lot of the rain has left the bay area. here is a live looblg looking down towards san francisco, it will be a cool day. i'll tell you exactly where we're still seeing showers in live doppler 7-hd coming up. >> and warriors beat the 76ers at oracle arena accomplishing a feat that hasn't >>> good morning. it's 8:20, live in downtown san francisco and transamerica pyramid. gray, cloudy skies this morning but the rain has moved through. maybe you caught some of it earlier this morning, we would like to see your
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